#Africa

  • Article: How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa
    Health

    How a Simple Radio Campaign Saved 3,000 Children in Africa

    By Joanna Prisco|July 17, 2018

    A recent initiative increased the total number of diagnoses for malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea. Read more

  • Article: West African States Unite to Fight the 'Ebola' of Root Crops
    Food & Hunger

    West African States Unite to Fight the 'Ebola' of Root Crops

    July 9, 2018|Voice of America

    The viral disease could condemn millions to hunger. Read more

  • Article: All-Time Heat Records Set Across the World This Week
    Environment

    All-Time Heat Records Set Across the World This Week

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 6, 2018

    It’s sparking concern about a connection to global warming. Read more

  • Article: Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence
    Citizenship

    Rights Groups Urge Malawi to Protect People With Albinism From Violence

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only two of 148 reported cases have been successfully prosecuted. Read more

  • Article: 6 Malawi People With Albinism Are Running for Office to Fight Stigma
    Citizenship

    6 Malawi People With Albinism Are Running for Office to Fight Stigma

    By Joanna Prisco|June 26, 2018

    Those with albinism are often hunted for body parts in the African country. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'
    Food & Hunger

    Scientists Are Racing Against Time to Stop Bananas From Being 'Wiped Out'

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|June 18, 2018

    We've become completely reliant on one type of banana. Now a disease could lead to its extinction. Read more

  • Article: Africa's Most Ancient Trees Are Dying Due to Climate Change
    Environment

    Africa's Most Ancient Trees Are Dying Due to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|June 12, 2018

    The massive trees can live thousands of years. Read more

  • Article: Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change
    Environment

    Vegetables May Get More Expensive Due to Climate Change

    June 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The amount of vegetables produced could fall by more than a third, especially in hot regions. Read more